Daily Archives: July 25, 2013

Rejection’s Tears . . .

Tears by John Emery free photo #14718

Tears drip,
from swollen eyes
rejection again . . .
the heart cries.

Loss of arm,
or another limb
would hurt no more
or be less grim.

To feel the pain,
of denial
then to have to . . .
force a smile.

There can be,
no greater grief
but God’s mercy
will bring relief!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 56:8
King James Version

“Thou tellest my wanderings:
put thou my tears into thy bottle:
are they not in thy book?”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka

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The Sin of Bitterness~

Bitterness is A Sin ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I saw the look of bitterness,
staring at me in the face
it held no compassion
nor any mercy or no grace.

It’s beady, steely eyes,
look right past my soul
making it clear to me
resentment was its goal.

I could see into the gaze,
of someone who can’t forgive
and the cause of the problem
how they constantly relive.

They say if looks could kill,
right now I’d be dead . . .
for the look of bitterness
has an evil, toxic head.

Bitterness is a sin,
destructive in every way
its roots need to be destroyed
for hearts and souls are its prey!

~~~~~~~~~

Hebrews 12:15
King James Version

“Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God;
lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you,
and thereby many be defiled;”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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